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KTXS Abilene
August 27Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zan
August 27
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 hours ago
Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns, dies of a heart attack at age 69 in Los Angeles, California. She's seen here with Burns in 1952. 1964: The... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 27Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zan
August 27
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 hours ago
Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns, dies of a heart attack at age 69 in Los Angeles, California. She's seen here with Burns in 1952. 1964: The... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 27Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zan
August 27
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 20 hours ago
Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns, dies of a heart attack at age 69 in Los Angeles, California. She's seen here with Burns in 1952. 1964: The... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 27Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zan
August 27
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 hours ago
Actress and comedian Gracie Allen, who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns, dies of a heart attack at age 69 in Los Angeles, California. She's seen here with Burns in 1952. 1964: The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
WorldBeethoven string quartet, John Coltrane’s music and a dish of Pad Thai will bri
World
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
Beethoven string quartet, John Coltrane’s music and a dish of Pad Thai will bring him close to tears. Actor and comedian George Burns, a man whose career included vaudeville, radio, the movies and television over nearly a century, had famously... Read more
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The News-Times
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneurhonestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneur
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” – George Burns Even though it’s a simple question, many people overlook it. Hating your day job or wanting to be your own boss... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneurhonestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneur
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” – George Burns Even though it’s a simple question, many people overlook it. Hating your day job or wanting to be your own boss... Read more
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Connecticut Post
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneurhonestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneur
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” – George Burns Even though it’s a simple question, many people overlook it. Hating your day job or wanting to be your own boss... Read more
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Greenwich Time
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneurhonestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a
8 Tough Questions You Must Answer Before Making the Leap to Entrepreneur
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” – George Burns Even though it’s a simple question, many people overlook it. Hating your day job or wanting to be your own boss... Read more
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The News-Times
9 Ways to Profit From Your PassionI’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
9 Ways to Profit From Your Passion
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. -- George Burns We’re all passionate about something in our lives. But how can you actually turn a profit off of that passion? Here are nine ways that you can make your... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
9 Ways to Profit From Your PassionI’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
9 Ways to Profit From Your Passion
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. -- George Burns We’re all passionate about something in our lives. But how can you actually turn a profit off of that passion? Here are nine ways that you can make your... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Memories of film's golden age that will be lost forevera meal for myself, my friend Eva Hart, a Titanic survivor, Hollywood royalty Do
Memories of film's golden age that will be lost forever
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
a meal for myself, my friend Eva Hart, a Titanic survivor, Hollywood royalty Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Major General Sir George Burns, who had been the ADC to the last Viceroy of India. The tales that flowed over increasing amounts of alcohol,... Read more
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Billboard
Tony Bennett's Season of Celebration: At 90, the Singer Reflects On A Life Rich with Collaborations, from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gagapeople feel good. That’s been my premise of what I’ve done my whole life. Who
Tony Bennett's Season of Celebration: At 90, the Singer Reflects On A Life Rich with Collaborations, from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
people feel good. That’s been my premise of what I’ve done my whole life. Who else gave you great advice? Jack Benny and George Burns. They said, “Now son, you’re doing fine, but it’s going to take you quite a while to really learn — about nine... Read more
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Herald Sun
How did the AFL pull this off?a sense of pride, that our athletes were as good as anyone going around.”media_
How did the AFL pull this off?
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
a sense of pride, that our athletes were as good as anyone going around.”media_cameraBrown lights a cigar for comedian George Burns during filming in LA. CENTENARY EDITION THE AFL celebrated its 100th year in 1996 and afforded Brown his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How did the AFL pull this off?a sense of pride, that our athletes were as good as anyone going around.”media_
How did the AFL pull this off?
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
a sense of pride, that our athletes were as good as anyone going around.”media_cameraBrown lights a cigar for comedian George Burns during filming in LA. CENTENARY EDITION THE AFL celebrated its 100th year in 1996 and afforded Brown his... Read more
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New York Post
Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with mencold by Archie “for three hours’’ when he criticized his roommate for ignoring
Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with men
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
cold by Archie “for three hours’’ when he criticized his roommate for ignoring his vaudeville guests (including Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen) at a party while trying to persuade Charlie Chaplin’s sister-in-law to help him arrange a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Things I won't dosingle-malt scotch, Beefeater martinis, or bacon and eggs for breakfast. Qualit
Things I won't do
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
single-malt scotch, Beefeater martinis, or bacon and eggs for breakfast. Quality of life matters as much as longevity. George Burns should be a role model for all of us. • Get a tattoo--Because there are already way too many people out there... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflixyet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression o
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflix
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
yet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression of his son. "He's so intense, he's a bit like George Burns. I expect him to have a cigar going, 'You know Dad, where I come from, I'm from the bottom of the food chain, I... Read more
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WA Today
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflixyet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression o
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflix
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
yet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression of his son. "He's so intense, he's a bit like George Burns. I expect him to have a cigar going, 'You know Dad, where I come from, I'm from the bottom of the food chain, I... Read more
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Canberra Times
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflixyet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression o
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflix
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
yet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression of his son. "He's so intense, he's a bit like George Burns. I expect him to have a cigar going, 'You know Dad, where I come from, I'm from the bottom of the food chain, I... Read more
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The Age
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflixyet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression o
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflix
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
yet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression of his son. "He's so intense, he's a bit like George Burns. I expect him to have a cigar going, 'You know Dad, where I come from, I'm from the bottom of the food chain, I... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflixyet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression o
Baz Luhrmann on his transition from king of cinema to Netflix
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
yet? "I don't know…" he ponders, before launching into an animated impression of his son. "He's so intense, he's a bit like George Burns. I expect him to have a cigar going, 'You know Dad, where I come from, I'm from the bottom of the food chain, I... Read more
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FOX Business
Motley Fool Answers: Are Millennials the Worst?You've got it, baby. So that was the sign-off. "Say good night, Dick." Good nig
Motley Fool Answers: Are Millennials the Worst?
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
You've got it, baby. So that was the sign-off. "Say good night, Dick." Good night, Dick. Southwick: I thought Gracie and George Burns used to do that long before Laugh-In. He would say, "Say good night, Gracie." And she would say, "Good night,... Read more
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FOX Business
Motley Fool Answers: Are Millennials the Worst?You've got it, baby. So that was the sign-off. "Say good night, Dick." Good nig
Motley Fool Answers: Are Millennials the Worst?
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
You've got it, baby. So that was the sign-off. "Say good night, Dick." Good night, Dick. Southwick: I thought Gracie and George Burns used to do that long before Laugh-In. He would say, "Say good night, Gracie." And she would say, "Good night,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Yankees’ future looks pretty good after trading deadlineyears. The Yankees were starting to look like one of those old Bob Hope Christ
Yankees’ future looks pretty good after trading deadline
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
years. The Yankees were starting to look like one of those old Bob Hope Christmas specials from the 1990s, when Hope and George Burns would limp out to the stage and do old vaudeville sketches from the 1920s. They were great . . . once . . . but... Read more
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Blogcritics.org
Books that should be films: My ten most wanted list.Neighborhoodby Avery Corman, widely known for two other novels Oh God!which was
Books that should be films: My ten most wanted list.
Blogcritics.org / Posted 26 days ago
Neighborhoodby Avery Corman, widely known for two other novels Oh God!which was made into a film starring John Denver and George Burns, and Kramer vs. Kramer, which became the Academy Award winning film of the same name starring Meryl Streep and... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Jewelry expert Tracy Sherman joins Heritage Palm Beach auctionsAndy Warhol and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. As an auctioneer, she handled the s
Jewelry expert Tracy Sherman joins Heritage Palm Beach auctions
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Andy Warhol and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. As an auctioneer, she handled the sale of the estates of Ella Fitzgerald and George Burns. After 22 years with Sotheby’s, Sherman became director of jewelry-buying firm CIRCA’s Palm Beach office in... Read more
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The Mercury News
RAWdance's debuts 'Double Exposure' -- 12 brief commissioned duetsdepiction of young love, which closes the night, they move together with a kind
RAWdance's debuts 'Double Exposure' -- 12 brief commissioned duets
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
depiction of young love, which closes the night, they move together with a kind of effortlessly flowing intimacy. Think of George Burns and Gracie Allen or Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Like the humor of those duos, the program's wry, sexy and... Read more

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